Dennis Wilkinson, P.E., S.E.
Dennis Wilkinson joined Hanson’s Springfield headquarters in 2000 as an intern, becoming full time in 2001, and serves as the company’s geostructural practice lead and chief facilities structural engineer. His design experience includes multi-story buildings including seismic design; foundation design for equipment and facilities utilizing drilled caissons, piles, micro-piles and spread footings; pedestrian skywalk structures; rail and industrial facilities; evaluation of wind turbine and transmission structure foundations, and mechanical equipment screen walls, mezzanines and special supports. He has worked on projects including the renovation of Union Station, upgrades to the south and west wings of the Illinois State Capitol, Memorial Health System’s Center for Learning and Innovation, Memorial Health System’s Surgery Expansion, Memorial Health System’s Taylorville Memorial Hospital Addition, Springfield Clinic’s Main Campus Expansion and First North facility, the Illinois Air National Guard 183d Wing composite support facility, University Hall at the University of Illinois Springfield and Simmons Cancer Institute at Southern Illinois University School of Medicine, all in Springfield; the Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory Next Linear Collider in Batavia; and St. Louis Downtown Airport’s aircraft rescue and firefighting station in Cahokia. He is proficient with Revit BIM and uses it extensively to model complex structural systems. His other responsibilities include engineering during construction and overseeing structural project engineers and technicians.
Dennis is a member of the American Society of Civil Engineers, Illinois Society of Professional Engineers, and the Society of American Military Engineers.
Professional Engineer: Connecticut, Florida, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, North Carolina, North Dakota, South Dakota, New York, Texas, Washington, D.C., Virginia
Structural Engineer: Illinois, Arizona, Oklahoma, Utah
National Council of Examiners Engineering & Surveying (MLPE, MLSE)
Springfield College in Illinois: Associate degree, pre-engineering
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign: Bachelor’s degree, civil engineering